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The bishop's tomb: P.25a-1968

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The bishop's tomb


Printmaker: Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal)



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1968) by Adkin, M.B.C.


18th Century
Production date: AD 1744


One of 34 etchings, published as an undated and unnumbered series. Originally part of a larger composition, which Canaletto divided into three by cutting the plate into sections. No impressions exist from the undivided plate.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.25a-1968
Primary reference Number: 179654
Vesme: 29 I/I
Bromberg (Canaletto): 15 I/I
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 January 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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